Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, Pocklington, East Yorkshire
Burnby Hall Gardens are home to a National Collection of over 80 varieties of Hardy Water Lily.
These are cultivated on the Upper and Lower lakes and are in bloom from June to August. The Gardens comprise eight acres of woodland and garden, and feature an ornamental bridge, a Victorian Garden, an Aviary Garden, a Stumpery, and a newly planted Birch Walk.
The Stewart Museum houses a fascinating collection of artefacts collected by Major Stewart on eight world tours that were undertaken between 1906 and 1926.
Events are held throughout the spring and summer and include a Tulip Festival in Late April / early May, Children’s events on Wednesdays during the spring and summer Holiday periods, regular Sunday brass band concerts, and outdoor theatre events.
Features & Accessibility
- Yorkshire in Bloom (Gold)
- Accredited Museum
- Winter Opening
- Plant Sales
- Children’s Playground
- Gift Shop
- Group Visits
- Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility
Things to do
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Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, The Balk, Pocklington, East Yorkshire, YO42 2QF
10am to 5.30pm March to October;
10am to 4pm during the winter months.
All visits must be pre-booked online.
At Pocklington off the A1079 – 12 miles east of York. Brown signs direct from all routes into Pocklington. Free parking.
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